Name:Gene Craig Sauers
Born:Aug 22, 1962 in Savannah, Georgia.
Original/Home Club:Georgia Southern University
The US Senior Open (37th) (Aug 11-14). Second-placed Miguel Ángel Jiménez finished 1 shot behind Sauers (USA), who recorded his first PGA Tour Champions win and first major championship victory. Monday finish after Sunday's play was rained-out. [Scioto CC, Columbus, Ohio].
Played as the Air Canada Championship (Aug 29-Sep 1). Second-placed Steve Lowery (USA) finished 1 shot behind Sauers (USA), who recorded his first PGA Tour win for 13 years. [Ridge course, Northview G&CC, Surrey, Vancouver].
Played as the Deposit Guaranty Golf Classic (April 5-8; unofficial PGA Tour "satellite" event). Second-placed Jack Ferenz (USA) finished 2 shots behind Sauers (USA). [Hattiesburg CC, Hattiesburg, MS].
Played as the Hawaiian Open (Feb 9-12). Second-placed David Ogrin (USA) finished 1 shot behind Sauers (USA), who recorded his second PGA Tour win. Event reduced to 54 holes due to rain. [Waialae CC, Honolulu, Hawaii].
Bank of Boston
Played as the Bank of Boston Classic (Sept 11-14). First-time PGA Tour winner Sauers (USA) beat Blaine McCallister (USA) with a birdie at the third playoff hole. [Pleasant Valley CC, Sutton, MA].
US Women's PGA Championship: located just outside Philadelphia, the famed Donald Ross layout of Aronimink Golf Club hosts the third women’s major championship of 2020 (Oct 8-11).
Scottish Open: first played in 1972, this year’s championship is again played on the Tom Doak-designed Renaissance Club course, which sits alongside mighty Muirfield in East Lothian (Oct 1-4).
Jim Furyk: in winning the Pure Insurance Championship at Pebble Beach Golf Links, “The Grinder” joined Arnold Palmer and Bruce Fleisher as the only players to win their first two starts on the PGA Tour Champions.
Georgia Hall: recorded her first win in an LPGA Tour event on American soil at this year’s Portland Classic, played at Columbia Edgewater Country Club … on the edge of the Columbia River.
Traigh Golf Course (pronounced "try", and meaning "beach" in Gaelic): You'll find this nine-hole seaside gem on the scenic coast road (as opposed to the more inland and quicker A830) between Arisaig and Morar. Although not on the well-beaten path of Scotland's "trophy" courses, if you are passing through this area, it's a must play.
Cullen Links Golf Club: "immensely scenic", "quirky as golf can get", "short!", "hugely enjoyable" ... Cullen Links attracts as wide a variety of comments as it lays down golfing challenges. Shoehorned into this 4,600 yard treasure trove are ten par-3s, seven par-4s and a good-length par-5. Here you'll find all the seaside scenery a golfer could ask for, and a lot more besides. Read More...
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